Q | what is a cystoscopy?
A | Cystoscopy is examination of the urethra (waterpipe) and lining of the bladder using a telescope called a cystoscope.
The cystoscope is slightly smaller than the diameter of a ballpoint pen and it is passed up the urethra into the bladder. There are two types of cystoscopes - flexible and rigid.
It is arranged by your urologist and is carried out as an outpatient procedure by the urology nurse specialists.